MONTEREY, CALIF., March 29, 2012—Pacific Metrics Corporation (www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment solutions, is working with the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), located in Monterey, Calif., to evaluate the DMDC’s current internet-based testing infrastructure. The DMDC is the Department of Defense’s “human resource information source, providing secure services and solutions to support the Department’s mission.”

Pacific Metrics’ most senior technical experts will use their direct experience with the technical architecture and infrastructure requirements to make recommendations to improve the performance and scalability of DMDC’s Web-based Computer Adaptive Test (iCAT) and the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) system. Pacific Metrics will leverage its experience with online platforms that utilize the highest levels of security, and are architected for flawless performance in a large-scale, high-stakes environment. The staff assigned to this project have gone through a thorough background check and have been granted security clearance with the Department of Defense (DoD).

“We are thrilled to be applying our years of hands-on expertise in the development, design and delivery of the components required for the DMDC’s online assessment program” states Bob Guerin, COO and Executive Vice President of Pacific Metrics.

For more information about any of Pacific Metrics’ assessment solutions, email info@pacificmetrics.com, or call (831) 646-6400.

About the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)
DMDC is the Department of Defense’s human resource information source, serving as the authoritative source of information on over 42 million people now and previously connected to DoD. “DMDC provides secure services and solutions to support DoD’s mission, and is recognized as a world leader in identity management. Service members and their families are served by a dedicated group of individuals based all over the world who’ve been doing this since 1974.” www.dmdc.osd.mil

About Pacific Metrics
Pacific Metrics Corporation creates lasting improvements to the assessment and learning environment through the thoughtful use of technology. Headquartered in Monterey, California, Pacific Metrics provides specialized psychometric software and sophisticated online systems to state departments of education and to organizations that develop, administer, and score large-scale assessments. The company has achieved recognition for its technical work and for being a leading force in the development of innovative, customized, Web-based systems. For more information, visit www.pacificmetrics.com.
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